How Can My Sales Leadership Roundtable Help You?

​One thing I know about sales leadership – it’s a lonely business. Seriously, there are days when you feel like you are on some kind of weird island where all you do is walk around putting out fires. At the end of the day you are totally exhausted but unfulfilled. If that resonates with you, keep reading to find out how you can fix it.

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3 Character Traits That Will Make You a Successful Sales Person

​Proper influence and persuasion is about making it easy for people to do what is in their best interest to do. Our job in sales is to help people achieve whatever mission they are on. The best helpers are the most successful sale people. How do you become more helpful? Focus on these three character traits.

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Why Emotional Endorsement Must be Key in Your Sales Process

Most salespeople become desensitized to their own product and service. You see your product every day, so it makes sense that it would lose its flare to you. But if you want to intensify your customers’ experience, you must Emotionally Endorse your product or service before your customer is even introduced to it, sees it, or uses it.

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How to Boost Effectiveness When Coaching Your Sales Team

Great sales leader understand the value of coaching and carve out designated time for one-on-one development with their sales professionals. But carving out time for this crucial activity isn’t enough. They must make their coaching encounters strategic and intentional.

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5 Common Sales Techniques You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

​Alright, it’s time to rattle a few cages and ruffle a few feathers. I want to start with this, you have permission to disagree with me – I think disagreement is a beautiful thing. But disagree based on strategy, not tradition. “Because I’ve always asked that question” isn’t a strategic statement. With that, here are five common sales techniques that I believe you should get rid of. Let me know what you think.

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[Master Class] How Do You Create Confidence In a Changing Market?

​Are the rumors of a changing market beginning to cause ripples in your organization, your sales team or even your own mind? Or perhaps, it’s escalated way past rumors and what was once a hot market is starting to cool way down. You need a sales team that can relieve that anxiety! Check out my free Master Class for sales leaders in the real estate industry to learn how to prepare your team to confidently and clearly address your buyers’ concerns.

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How to Exercise Your Sales Authority Correctly

We are greatly influenced (in ways we do not always understand) by our impressions of authority. This not about sales tactics; this is about human nature. We have a natural tendency to respect authority, and thus to follow the advice of the authoritarian leaders in our lives. So how do we exercise authority in the sales realm? Here are three ideas. Use these as a checklist in your own presentation.

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3 Common Sales Follow-Up Mistakes That You Might be Making

​Ryan Taft has never met a sales professional that didn’t agree that follow-up is essential to a healthy sales career. It doesn’t matter if you sell, cars, homes, medical supplies or dog food. Follow-up is essential. Of course, we can all agree that follow-up isn’t created equally. His experience as a consumer and sales coach is that there are three common mistakes made in follow-up.

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10 Closing Myths That Lead You to Bad Sales Behaviors

Let’s face it, there’s a lot of bad sales training out there as it relates to closing skills. And that bad training leads to bad technique, but maybe even worse, bad training leads to bad mindset. It’s important to understand that flawed mindset always leads to flawed technique. Amy O’Connor shares the top ten closing myths that negatively effect sale people’s performance and the realities we should embrace in their place.

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